Old Neighborhood Oatmeal Porter | Mother Earth Brewing

Old Neighborhood Oatmeal PorterOld Neighborhood Oatmeal Porter
BA SCORE
3.77/5
167 Ratings
Old Neighborhood Oatmeal PorterOld Neighborhood Oatmeal Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mother Earth Brewing
North Carolina, United States
motherearthbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by atsprings on 09-09-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,696
Reviews:
61
Ratings:
167
pDev:
9.28%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
15
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 167 |  Reviews: 61
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of wedge
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled On: 10 10

Pours an unclear, deep dark brown color with a moderate creamy tan head on top. Dark roasted malt aroma...light oatmeal and a good bit of chocolate and coffee and an underlying earthy nuttiness. Roasted black malt flavor, lightly burnt but far from acrid. Dark chocolate sweetness with a dry finish. Just a touch of fruity esters way in the back. Medium bodied with a definite boost in silky-smoothness thanks to the oats.

Lots of roasty, dark malty goodness here. Good, easy-drinkin' porter...

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of blackie
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: deep, murky mahogany in color, topped with a khaki head that recedes to a thin coating

s: aromatic deep roasted barley but without any burnt harshness, lots of baking cocoa, nutshell, caramel sugars, sweet

m: carbonation just around moderate, medium body

t: nicely flavorful porter - smooth barley roasts with some nuttiness, sweet caramel, cocoa powder, mild earthy hops

d: a nice porter, not the best around but a solid example

bottled 10/10, single from Sam's, Durham

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Photo of garbercury
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Received as an extra in recent trade with Jackthebear...Thanks bro!

A--A lot of lacing that sticks to the glass, in between deep red, and cocoa...

S--Smells like...Oatmeal. Roasted malts also highlight the nose.

T--Cocoa is a certainly in the profile, not too bad, smooth.

M--Nice, silky mouthfeel, a little thin but good.

D--Solid brew, enjoyed it.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of beerdown77
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This pours almost black with nice head and good lacing. The smell is chocolate, smokey and dark fruity. The taste very chocolaty, a little smoky. There is a medium body that almost has some sweet fruitiness. This is a great porter that doesn't leave that sour gross taste in your mouth. Good local variety.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Photo of corby112
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz received as an extra in a recent trade with McNuts. Thanks again Keith!

Pours a deep dark chestnut brown color that appears black and completely opaque in the glass with only faint mahogany edges when held to a light. One and a half finger frothy beige head that slowly settles int a thin lasting ring. Sporadic spots of lace left behind.

Toasted dark malt aroma with a good balance of sweet and roast. Slight lactic creaminess with hints of toast, oatmeal(of course) and toffee as well as a prominent chocolate/cocoa presence. Slightly smokey with a good amount of roast in the nose without smelling burnt or acrid.

Chewy full with a good balance of roasted malt, sweetness and creamy body. A bit more bitter and roasted than the aroma suggests but still not one dimensional or overpowering. Hints of oatmeal, earthy hops, burnt toast, coffee bean and bittersweet dark chocolate. This is countered by the smooth lactic cream which adds complexity and fullness to the body. In addition, there's some sweet chocolate, hazelnut and toffee toward the end of the swallow. This is a very solid interpretation of the style.

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Old Neighborhood Oatmeal Porter from Mother Earth Brewing
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 167 ratings
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